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AROUND TOWN

Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 4571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Your pay meter sucks and your rules are not clear

Firstly, you didn't state that your 25 articles did not include some of the articles read last month. If you read an article...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto meeting to focus on Embarcadero Road improvements

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a second community meeting on Tuesday, March 15, to gather input from the public for the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Please!, on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new "Bring your own device to school" policy

What does everyone think about this new policy that Paly wants all students to bring a laptop, tablet, or similar to school...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gunn Alumnus, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big CAC Meeting Wed 3/15 @ 5:30 + Link for Comments

Citizen Advisory Council Meeting - March 15th (Big one...need your input) Date: March 15th Time: 5:30pm Location: Mitchell...

Original post made by PA resident on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Thanks, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss academic laning

Laning, the practice of placing students into different academic tracks, has sometimes been criticized in the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:44 am | 37 comments | 4760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man exposes himself to girl walking dogs in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man they said exposed his genitals to a 13-year-old girl walking her dogs on the 600 block...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2016 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 2888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two more join crowded Assembly race

Throwing a twist into an already lively election, two more candidates have announced they will join the crowded contest for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 15, 2016 at 4:04 am | 1 comment | 3217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Palo Alto reviving the battle against 'King Car and Czar Truck'?

Byron Sher, former state senator and assemblyman, once posed with his wife, Linda, and children on the curb of a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by There but for the grace of God go I, on Mar 14, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Getting out of cars

Ask any employer in Palo Alto, large or small, tech or restaurant, what its biggest business challenge is and you'll get...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by commuter, on Mar 14, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 28 comments | 4099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The TMA is built on a myth. Stop the TMA now.

I am fearful of the damage that this organization my cause. Their entire creation is misled and puts a drain on the economy....

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 14, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 10 comments | 508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens the freedom to try

One Palo Alto teen started a group to raise awareness of the environment; another, to raise money for scientific research...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Teen focus., on Mar 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 4184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows growing angst about retirement in Palo Alto

With traffic congestion and skyrocketing housing prices high on people's minds, the percentage of Palo Alto residents rating...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 14, 2016 at 8:55 am | 26 comments | 6743 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Air, on Mar 14, 2016 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 2051 Views

BOOKS

Never Say Die

Starting in 1967 in San Carlos and moving through the Peninsula, the four musicians and manager of the rock band Uther Pendragon...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the State Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 14, 2016 at 2:10 am | 4 comments | 3132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to consider renaming facilities

In response to student concerns over campus buildings and streets named after Junipero Serra, the 18th century California...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 13, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 6579 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Gordon Biersch temporarily closes

Palo Alto's Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant closes its doors this week for a dramatic renovation, while Whole Foods celebrates...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by MPdog, on Mar 13, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments | 7166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painting project to 'transform' Gunn High School

A yearslong proposal to repaint Gunn High School is moving forward with a color scheme selected with deep input from students...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Mar 13, 2016 at 1:08 am | 19 comments | 5251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living small

The average size of a Palo Alto home has gotten bigger over the years, with large new houses replacing modest old ones and...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 5481 Views
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